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Loomis in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Liberty Tree Memorial

 
 
Liberty Tree Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 12, 2016
1. Liberty Tree Memorial
Inscription.  This American Liberty Elm was named after "The Liberty Tree: Our Country's first Symbol of Freedom.” On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of the hated Stamp Act. From that day forward that elm became known as "The Liberty Tree. It stood in silent witness to countless meetings, speeches and celebrations, and became the rallying place for the Sons of Liberty. In August of 1775, as a last act of violence prior to their evacuation of Boston, British soldiers cut it down because it bore the name "Liberty.
 
Erected by Elm Research Institute.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Trees marker series.
 
Location. 38° 49.207′ N, 121° 11.445′ W. Marker is in Loomis, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Library Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6050 Library Drive, Loomis CA 95650, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Loomis Town Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Loomis (approx.
Liberty Tree Memorial - wide view, with Loomis Branch Library in background image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 12, 2016
2. Liberty Tree Memorial - wide view, with Loomis Branch Library in background
0.2 miles away); Loomis - Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Brief History of the Blue Anchor Shed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Loomis Chinatown (approx. 0.9 miles away); Griffith Quarry (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Finnish Temperance Hall (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Fletcher Moon House (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Loomis.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 19, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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